The most Canadian of culinary trails, the Muskoka Maple Trail features stops across Muskoka that have infused locally harvested maple syrup into their culinary offerings. From maple drizzled waffles to smokey-maple ribs, maple craft beer to maple gelato, discover the incredible depth of Canada's most beloved natural product on the Muskoka Maple Trail.
See the 2019 Maple Trail participants below!
Maple baked goodies & sweets: You’ve gotta try Erika’s famous Muskoka maple butter tarts, or indulge in their freshly baked maple cinnamon & maple oatmeal muffins. Looking for protein? Try Erika’s maple bacon strips or add them to your made to order BLT.
Maple hot bevvies (and cool, refreshing bevvies too!): For those young at heart, try Erika’s Italian Soda with a maple twist, Maple Muskoka Mist or a maple white hot chocolate. Not to be missed is the Muskoka maple double double, with a maple pecan biscotti or a maple cinnamon latte with a maple sugar cookie on the side – you’ll love the maple twist in your regular morning coffee!
Maple baked goodies & sweets: You must try their amazing selection of Farmer’s Daughter-made maple products, like their two-time award winning Muskoka maple butter tarts and their freshly baked, maple-infused Marvelous Muffins.
Maple hot bevvies: Maple Chaga Cold Tea –This antioxidant, mineral rich chaga tea is lightly sweetened with local maple syrup and has immune boosting properties and contains hint of lemon balm.
Maple hot bevvies: Chai Tea Maple Steamer – Mighty leaf chai tea with local maple syrup and your favorite steamed milk.
Refreshing maple bevvies: Maple Blueberry Italian Soda –Wild blueberries steeped with maple syrup mixed with soda for a refreshing sparkling beverage.
Maple breakfast: Stop in for their Cranberry Focaccia French Toast breakfast! Slices of cinnamon spiced cranberry bread topped with fresh berries and local maple syrup and served with two strips of our famous maple pepper bacon.
Maple breakfast: Goodness Gracious Granola Bowl –For some maple goodness on the go this granola has layers of yogurt, fresh fruit, local maple syrup and topped with their wonderful Goodness Gracious Granola.
Maple Inspired Dining: Stop in and enjoy an eat-in experience with a daily maple inspired features. Each day we will feature an item in our ready-made meals section. Watch for Maple Dijon Dill Salmon, Maple Glazed Beets, Heavy Greens Salad with Alina’s House Dressing (with local maple syrup), Harvest Quinoa Salad with a maple dressing and maple frosted walnuts.
Maple Breakfast: Their famous Weekend Marché is known far and wide as the go-to spot for breakfast when the weekend hits. A favourite among locals and visitors alike, you will be treated to a delicious spread of breakfast favourites which of course includes fresh pancakes, french toast, waffles and local maple syrup. Available every Saturday and Sunday, the 3 GUYS Marché breakfast is a must-do!
Maple Dining: Drawing inspiration from the dish they served at last year’s Muskoka Maple Festival that sold out in only a couple of hours, 3 GUYS will be serving Charred Pork Back Ribs with Muskoka Maple Molasses BBQ sauce on their dinner menu. The made in-house Muskoka Maple BBQ sauce will quickly become your new favourite – great news, you can purchase a bottle at the restaurant to bring home!
Maple Baked Goodies & Sweets: End your dining experience with a freshly baked slice of Muskoka Maple Pecan Pie, an instant classic.
Maple Hot Bevvies: Their creative baristas will have various maple inspired featured drinks that will change regularly throughout the harvest. Stop in to taste their delicious and exciting maple creations.
Maple Baked Goodies & Sweets: Throughout the harvest you must stop in and try their delectable Canadian-inspired maple meringues. This Italian delicacy is fused with Canada’s most beloved natural product nobody can resist! Not to be outdone, their master gelatieri has created a maple gelato, pairs beautifully with their premium espresso, the best of Italy blended with the best of Canada.
Maple baked goodies & sweets: You’ve gotta try their maple-inspired baked goods. From freshly baked maple shortbread cookies, to their sweet maple éclair filled with maple cream and topped with a maple glaze, or their absolutely decadent maple cream tart in a shortbread crust – Whimsical Bakery has your sweet tooth covered!
Maple hot bevvies: Pair with a Canadiana coffee (Maple Latte), Muskoka Maple Fog – earl grey tea, steamed milk and maple syrup, or their Sugarbush Mocha – chocolate, espresso, steamed milk and maple syrup.
Maple-inspired dining: The quaint and charming café at Whimsical Bakery is open for lunch Tuesday to Sunday. For the Muskoka Maple Trail, the café will be serving up housemade Maple Butternut Squash soup daily. For the ultimate soup and a sandwich combo, pair with a maple bacon / green apple /brie panini on bakery made bread.
Maple breakfast: A not-so-hidden gem, Seven Main Café is a favourite morning stop. Freshly brewed coffee, fresh home cooking and freshly baked sweets all made from scratch, Seven Main Café has a cozy and relaxed neighbourhood café vibe that you will fall in love with instantly! Stop in for their maple breakfast special available seven days a week; Belgium waffles topped with strawberry compote and whipped cream served with fresh, local maple syrup. That sounds AMAZING!
Maple baked goodies & sweets: You’ve gotta try their baker’s latest maple inspiration. Serving up sweet goodies using fresh, local maple syrup throughout the harvest, from butter tarts and cookies to muffins and biscuits.
Maple hot bevvies: Pair with a mmm mmm Maple Latte, warm maple goodness that makes everything right in this world.
Maple breakfast: Start your day off right with their French Toast platter – local maple syrup smothered over french toast, served with maple infused and crusted smoked peameal bacon, sausage and homefries. The only thing that could make this breakfast better is a complimentary side dish of maple smoked beans!
Maple-inspired dining: Stop in during lunch and dinner for one of the best sandwiches you will ever have! Their maple infused and crusted smoked brisket brings a whole new meaning to smoked meat sandwiches. Their maple infused pulled pork and their maple infused smoked Atlantic salmon will leave you wondering how you ever lived without. Available all day long, their maple flavour smoked beans are loaded with flavour and are perfect for vegans and vegetarians.
Maple baked goodies & sweets: Grab one of their freshly baked maple muffins or a maple danish, the perfect treat for your sweet tooth.
Baked goodies & sweets: Momma Bear’s Ice Cream & Sweets in downtown Bracebridge (across from the theatre), serves up their signature Manitoba Maple Sundae, and their Belgian Waffle Sundae, both topped with Kawartha Dairy ice cream, chocolate toppings, and drizzled with pure, local maple syrup. These desserts are out-of-this-worldly decadent. Come on in and Get the Scoop.
Maple hot bevvies: Momma Bear’s loves the all-natural taste and flavours of maple syrup, so much so they offer it as a sweetener for your coffee in substitute of sugar. If you add sugar to your coffee, you have to try your java with maple syrup. Once you’ve tried it, it will be tough to go back.
Local maple syrup for sale: Momma Bear’s also serves freshly baked cookies and buttertarts, 30+ flavours of Kawartha Diary Ice Cream, vintage & retro candies, local honey and jams, hand crafted on-site chocolates, confections and of course, pure, local maple syrup!
Maple baked goodies & sweets: You’ve gotta try their gourmet, gluten-free Muskoka maple butter tart. Baker Steph challenges everyone to try their gluten-free butter tart, even if you aren’t gluten-free yourself. You will love the flaky, tender crust and it might be the best butter tart you’ve ever had! Not to be outdone, they will be fusing local cranberries and local maple syrup into a delightful Maple Cranberry Scone.
Maple hot bevvies: These baked goodies pair amazingly with their collection of maple hot bevvies: Masala Maple Chai, Muskoka Maple Fog, and the classic Maple Latte.
Maple hot bevvies: Proudly serving Starbucks, The Wheelhouse Café at Muskoka Shipyards has two maple hot bevvies that fall into the must-try category. Try a Maple Macchiato or a Maple Latte, two classic espresso beverages with a subtle Canadian Springtime Sweetness. Grab your coffee and browse the 20+ cool and exciting merchants, spread out over 4,000 sq ft of shopping space.
Maple baked goodies & sweets: Maple Granola Jumbo Cookies. They taste as heavenly as they sound! Sweet, crunchy, naughty and nice all rolled into a giant cookie, and the perfect treat to pair with your hot bevvy.
Local maple syrup for sale: Yummies in a Jar is one of the cool vendors at Muskoka Shipyards, and their products are Muskoka-famous. They have infused pure, local maple syrup into a number of their products, including 6 flavoured of maple syrups, maple vinaigrette dressings, and maple cappuccino cream spreads. When shopping at Muskoka Shipyards, most definitely spend some time at their Yummies’ display.
Maple hot bevvies: The Rosseau’s Country Market is serving up tasty maple-inspired coffee beverages over March Break, Easter and select weekends. The decadent Maple Dolce and the fan favourite Maple Chai Latte.
Maple-inspired dining: Dining at JW Marriott The Rosseau is an experience worth repeating. Before an exquisite meal at Teca or Muskoka Chophouse, arrive early for cocktails at Lakes, the resort’s cozy bar and lobby lounge. Share an artisanal cheese board paired with house-made maple bacon jam, apricot puree,crackers and a selection of cheeses.
Maple experience #1: The Rosseau’s Maple Syrup Experience will be offered every Saturday from 12pm – 1pm, from March 9th – April 29th. Non-resort guests are welcome to attend for a small fee.
Special March Break dates added:
Begin your day by the campfire with fresh pancakes and local Sugarbush Hill Maple Farm maple syrup.
March 10, 13 and 17
9am – 9:30am
Maple Syrup Experience
March 9, 12, 14 and 16
12pm – 1pm and 3-4pm
Maple experience #2: The luxurious Spa Rosseau is extending the bountiful maple harvest to personal wellness and rejuvenation with their Maple Sugar Body Experience. A high intensity maple sugar head-to-toe scrub is followed by a nourishing maple body butter application for ultimate hydration. Available March 1 until May 20th, 2019, visit www.sparosseau.com or call 705 765 7000 to book.
Step into Spring – Daily Spa Access:
Spring is a time for rejuvenation. Relax and unwind with a day pass to Spa Rosseau for $40 from March 1 until May 20th, 2019. Spa access includes:
Available March 1 until May 20th, 2019, visit www.sparosseau.com or call 705 765 7000 to book.